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4 edition of Why Schenectady was destroyed in 1690. found in the catalog.

Why Schenectady was destroyed in 1690.

A paper read before the Fortnightly club of Schenectady, May 3, 1897

by Judson S[tuart] Landon

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Published in [Schenectady, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schenectady, N.Y. -- Destruction, 1690. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.S5 L2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17971317M
    LC Control Number04022388

    Why Schenectady was destroyed in A paper read before the Fortnightly club of Schenectady, May 3, ;.   Many things. General Electric was founded there, and still has a large plant in the city, having its own zip code: The oldest planned college campus in the US is in Schenectady, that being Union College. In the past, Schenectady was home to.

    The French and Indians, during the "Massacre and Burning of Schenectady" in , destroyed the church records of Schenectady so there is no information relevant to the early births or baptisms of Johannes and Cornelia Bradt Pootman's children. About , Arent Pootman married Lysbet Ackerman the daughter of Lodewyck Davidse. 2) "Schenectady was an off-shoot of Albany; and in honor of the old intrepid, brave pioneer emigrants to the far Wes1,as the Mohawk Valley was then called, the following statement shews why they parted company with their monopolizing, fur-trading, nominal mother, to breathe the air of freedom, beyond the limits of Ft. Orange (The West India.

    Today in Military History: February , In the early history of America, settlers of competing countries often waged brutal conflicts with each other when their homelands went to war. One such example occurred in , when French militia and their Indiana allies raided into what is today the State of New York. The result was the “Schenectady Massacre.”Background. Hulett, Don "Joe" (). Schenectady Out of the Ashes: A Brief Account of the Massacre. Schenectady, NY: Effner History Research Library. New York City Police Department Museum. Old Islip, New York, New York Peters, Joseph A., Jr. Chief of Police (Retired). Schenectady Police Department, Schenectady, NY.


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Why Schenectady Was Destroyed In - Kindle edition by Judson S. Landon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Why Schenectady Was Destroyed In The Schenectady Massacre was an attack against the village of Schenectady in the colony of New York on 8 February A party of more than Canadians and allied Mohawk (from Kahnawake (Sault-Saint-Louis) and réserve de la Montagne) and Algonquin warriors attacked the unguarded community, destroying most of the homes, and killing or capturing most of its inhabitants.

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book Excerpt from Why Schenectady Was Destroyed in A Paper Read Before the Fortnightly Club of Schenectady, May 3, On the night of the 8th of February,one hundred and fourteen Frenchmen and ninety-six Indians, after a twenty-two days' march from Montreal through the snow and the wilderness, stole in upon the sleeping village of Schenectady, then containing about sixty houses.

A History of the Schenectady Patent covers early Schenectady history. This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American Local History Network.

In his “Why Schenectady was destroyed in (A paper read before the Fortnightly club of Schenectady, May 3, )”, Jason S. Landon points to the “confusion and anarchy” caused when news of the abdication of James II and the ascension of William and Mary to the English throne reached New York, and disagreement arose as to the.

The first church was destroyed in the raid of Copy of a print of a historical painting of Schenectady in February by Len Tantillo.

The best and most learned discussion of the so-called "Schenectady Massacre" is in a chapter of Thomas Burke's Mohawk Frontier, pp. MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D.

Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Schenectady Massacre, " The New York Public Library Digital Collections Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York.

This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American. Filed under: Schenectady, N.Y.

-- Destruction, from old catalog. Why Schenectady was destroyed in A paper read before the Fortnightly club of Schenectady, May 3, ; ([Schenectady, N.Y., ]), by Judson S Landon (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: History.

from old catalog. in New France & New York in the late s, and the Schenectady Massacre of The imperial rivalry between France and England in North America escalated with the outbreak of King William’s War (), the first of the four French and Indian Wars.

The French, with their Huron and Algonquian allies, battled the EnglishFile Size: KB. View detailed information and reviews for Avenue A in Schenectady, New York and get driving directions with road conditions and live traffic updates along the way.

The following selections from her book help explain the unexpected connection with the unthinkable attack on Schenectady with the most notorious witch hunt in American history.

was a year of terrible attacks and setbacks for the English government in their war against France and their Native American allies. The Schenectady Massacre Digital History ID Author: Robert Livingston Date Annotation: Robert Livingston () offers a vivid account of an attack by the French and their Indian allies on the Dutch and English settlement at Schenectady in New York on February 8 and 9, * From Tales of Old Schenectady by Larry Hart, Chapter 8, Page The fate of Schenectady was sealed in the middle of January,when Frenchmen and 96 Sault and Algonquin Indians, most of whom had been converted by the Jesuits, started from Montreal to attack English outposts to the south.

{ link: "", thumbnail:{ url:"//", alt:'Image from. The Schenectady Massacre, Collection. Wallach Division Picture Collection. Massacres. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection Shelf locator: PC MASSA Topics Massacres Indians of North America-- New York (State)-- Schenectady-- The first church building, located near the present bus station on State Street, was destroyed in the Schenectady Massacre.

An expanding congregation outgrew its second and third buildings, replacing them with larger structures. The fourth was lost in Schenectady’s Great Fire of The Schenectady purchase from the Mohawks was confirmed by court in Albany in July,and the settlement and building of the town was probably begun at once, although is the generally accepted date of settlement.

High water in the Mohawk, in the spring ofdestroyed a great part of the settlers' crops on the flats. Homes on Riverview Rd.

in Rexford, photo dated Ap Jim Fisk, left, looking over one of his JIMAPCO atlases on Octo It seems no matter how many times they redraw the map for Coldbrook Estates in Rotterdam, it ends up looking like Freddie Freihofer with a mouth full of spaghetti.

After yesterday's post about the cinder.It had survived the Schenectady Massacre of and had become an important river port on the Mohawk River as well as an industrious town on the Albany Road. (Schenectady Stockade Marker) () pioneered the way for the Erie Canal.

The harbor was destroyed in the great fire of   America was also involved in their own snow covered controversy. The Schenectady Massacre of is one of the most horrific events in American history.

The Dutch Fort Schenectady was a remote settlement that lived in everyday fear of attack. A brutal snow storm pounded that fort and its doors were frozen open.